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BSF troops open fire at Pakistani drone near IB in Jammu, force it to return
India

BSF troops open fire at Pakistani drone near IB in Jammu, force it to return

This is the second such incident to take place within seven days. On 7 May, the BSF had opened fire at a Pakistani drone in the same area shortly after it entered the Indian territory

Jharkhand: NIA files chargesheet against 11 accused, including BSF officer, for arms pilferage and supply to terror organisations
India

Jharkhand: NIA files chargesheet against 11 accused, including BSF officer, for arms pilferage and supply to terror organisations

The chargesheet has been filed in NIA Special Court in Ranchi. The BSF officer, identified as Kartik Behera, was dismissed from service after his name emerged in the case

Amit Shah on 3-day Assam visit, to interact with BSF officials at Mankachar border outpost today
India

Amit Shah on 3-day Assam visit, to interact with BSF officials at Mankachar border outpost today

Union Home Minister will lay the foundation and take part in the groundbreaking ceremony for CENWOSTO-II (Central Workshop and Stores) for Central Armed Paramilitary Force (CAPF) at Kelenchi in Tamulpur district

Amit Shah Bengal visit: Home Minister inaugurates BSF's floating border output in Hingalganj
India

Amit Shah Bengal visit: Home Minister inaugurates BSF's floating border output in Hingalganj

Union Home Minister Amit Shah is on a two-day West Bengal visit. He was received by senior BSF officials at the Hingalganj camp on Thursday

Cross-border tunnel detected along IB in J&K's Samba district, Pak-based terrorists' plan to disrupt Amarnath Yatra foiled: BSF
India

Cross-border tunnel detected along IB in J&K's Samba district, Pak-based terrorists' plan to disrupt Amarnath Yatra foiled: BSF

BSF officials said that the 150-metres-long tunnel was detected in an area under the Chak Faquira border outpost in Samba and it was freshly dug and originated from the Pakistan side

24 Rohingyas held in Tripura's Unakoti
India

24 Rohingyas held in Tripura's Unakoti

Acting on a tip-off, BSF intercepted three cars at Jiturdighipar check-gate on Monday evening, police said

Mamata Banerjee ups ante against Centre, calls to limit BSF within 50 kms from border
India

Mamata Banerjee ups ante against Centre, calls to limit BSF within 50 kms from border

The Central government had amended the BSF Act to authorise the paramilitary force to undertake search, seizure and arrest within a 50 km stretch, from the International Border in Punjab, West Bengal and Assam

J&K: BSF orders special airlift for jawan posted along LoC to help him get home in time for his wedding
India

J&K: BSF orders special airlift for jawan posted along LoC to help him get home in time for his wedding

Posted at a high-altitude post in the Machil sector along the LoC, 30-year-old Constable Narayana Behera's wedding is scheduled to take place on 2 May

Bangladeshi boy unknowingly enters India, reunited with family
India

Bangladeshi boy unknowingly enters India, reunited with family

The child informed that he unknowingly entered the Indian territory while sleeping in an Indian export truck that was parked in the area where he was playing with other kids in Bangladesh

Meghalaya: BSF seizes 45 cattle along India-Bangladesh border
India

Meghalaya: BSF seizes 45 cattle along India-Bangladesh border

The cattle were hidden in dense bushes around 200 meters from the International boundary when they were intercepted by BSF troops

Day after Punjab Assembly poll results, arms and ammunition recovered near border outpost in Abohar
India

Day after Punjab Assembly poll results, arms and ammunition recovered near border outpost in Abohar

Following intelligence inputs, STF troops along with BSF carried out a search operation ahead of the fencing area on Thursday evening during which firearms were recovered

Gujarat: BSF seizes seven abandoned Pakistani fishing boats from creek area near Kutch
India

Gujarat: BSF seizes seven abandoned Pakistani fishing boats from creek area near Kutch

While Indian fishermen are barred from entering the creek area, Pakistani fishermen enter the Indian side to catch fish. Many times, such fishermen flee after abandoning their boats after spotting BSF patrol boats

BSF recovers bomb-making items dropped by Pakistani drone in poll-bound Punjab
India

BSF recovers bomb-making items dropped by Pakistani drone in poll-bound Punjab

'Troops fired after hearing a buzzing sound of a suspected flying object coming from the Pakistani side to the Indian side in Gurdaspur sector,' BSF said. They later recovered two packets containing RDX

Republic Day 2022: Border Security Force put on high alert following threat inputs
India

Republic Day 2022: Border Security Force put on high alert following threat inputs

BSF IG DK Boora, however, assured that there was nothing to fear as during this period, almost every time, there is stress on the security situation along the border

Delhi Commissioner Rakesh Asthana opens door for CAPF to join police; 'surprised', say senior officials
India

Delhi Commissioner Rakesh Asthana opens door for CAPF to join police; 'surprised', say senior officials

According to the communication, a total of 460 posts will be filled up by CAPF jawans, ranking from constable to inspectors, who will join different wings of the Delhi Police

COVID-19 threat: Deployed at major airports, CISF worst-hit with 35% of active cases among paramilitary forces
India

COVID-19 threat: Deployed at major airports, CISF worst-hit with 35% of active cases among paramilitary forces

As per the latest data, the CISF had 1,307 active cases till 10 Jan, while the total number of active cases among all paramilitary forces stood at 3,644. Officials said most infected jawans were deployed at airports in Delhi and Mumbai.

Uttar Pradesh to get 150 CAPF companies in first phase for Assembly election
Politics

Uttar Pradesh to get 150 CAPF companies in first phase for Assembly election

These CAPF companies are being allotted to all 78 districts and commissioners in UP as per their sensitivity and requirement

BSF troops gun down Pakistani intruder in J&K's Samba district; unearth huge cache of ammunition near International Border
India

BSF troops gun down Pakistani intruder in J&K's Samba district; unearth huge cache of ammunition near International Border

The authorities recovered three AK-47 rifles, five packets of heroin, four pistols, five magazines of AK-47 rifles, two pistol magazines, 14 rounds AK47 and seven bullets of 9 mm

BSF shoots intruder dead along India-Pakistan border in Punjab's Gurdaspur
India

BSF shoots intruder dead along India-Pakistan border in Punjab's Gurdaspur

Earlier on Monday, the BSF had apprehended a Pakistani national in Punjab’s Dera Baba Nanak area

57th BSF Raising Day:  PM Modi, Amit Shah extend best wishes to mark the occasion
India

57th BSF Raising Day: PM Modi, Amit Shah extend best wishes to mark the occasion

Termed as the country’s first line of defence, the aim behind the formation of BSF was to ensure the security of the country's borders